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Whitby Abbey is a stunning and historic abbey located in the town of Whitby, on the north coast of England. The abbey is a Grade I listed building and is considered one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the country.

Visitors to Whitby Abbey can explore the abbey ruins and learn about the history of the abbey and the people who lived there. The abbey was founded in the 7th century and was a major centre of learning and pilgrimage for centuries.

In addition to the abbey, visitors to Whitby can also explore the town (renown for its fishing heritage), which has a rich history and a number of other historic landmarks, including the Whitby Pier and the Whitby Lighthouse.

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • June 23, 2024 6:34 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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